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    Opponents of Russian annexation persecuted in Crimea – Europe rights body
    Apr14

    Opponents of Russian annexation persecuted in Crimea – Europe rights body

    Europe’s leading human rights organisation said on Thursday that Crimea’s indigenous Muslim Tatars and other opponents of the region’s annexation by Russia face persecution including police intimidation and brutality. …read more Source: Channel...

    Tatar leader slams Russia’s suspension of Crimea Mejlis
    Apr14

    Tatar leader slams Russia’s suspension of Crimea Mejlis

    Move to suspend Mejlis of Crimean Tatar People ‘declaration of war,’ Tatar leader Kirimoglu says …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Opponents of Russian annexation persecuted in Crimea: Europe rights body
    Apr14

    Opponents of Russian annexation persecuted in Crimea: Europe rights body

    * Council of Europe won access to Black Sea region in January * Says repression targets Tatars, other critics of new order By Gabriela Baczynska Europe’s leading human rights organization said on Thursday that Crimea’s indigenous Muslim Tatars and other opponents of the region’s annexation by Russia face persecution including...

    Opponents of Russian annexation persecuted in Crimea – Europe rights body
    Apr14

    Opponents of Russian annexation persecuted in Crimea – Europe rights body

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Europe’s leading human rights organisation said on Thursday that Crimea’s indigenous Muslim Tatars and other opponents of the region’s annexation by Russia face persecution including police intimidation and brutality. …read more Source: The...

    The Latest: Ukrainian accused of people-smuggling in Austria
    Apr14

    The Latest: Ukrainian accused of people-smuggling in Austria

    BERLIN (AP) – The Latest on European efforts to respond to the wave of migration (all times local): 4 p.m. Austrian police have arrested a Ukrainian national after finding 27 migrants crammed into a van he was driving. Police said Thursday that they stopped the vehicle in the village of … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Asia’s Silk Road Revival Shows the Age of the West Is Coming to an End
    Apr14

    Asia’s Silk Road Revival Shows the Age of the West Is Coming to an End

    At the start of his final State of the Union address in January this year, President Obama struck a somber note. “We live in a time of extraordinary change,” he said, “change that’s reshaping the way we live, the way we work, our planet, our place in the world.” This should not be a cause for alarm, he went on, for...

    Putin says shares Russians’ pain over economic hardship
    Apr14

    Putin says shares Russians’ pain over economic hardship

    By Andrew Osborn and Alexander Winning President Vladimir Putin assured ordinary Russians on Thursday that he was trying to relieve the hardships inflicted on them by the slowing economy and the financial knock-on effects of Russia’s stand-off with the West. Putin used a televised phone-in, an annual event when he fields questions from...

    [Ticker] Russia expects EU sanctions to stay in place
    Apr14

    [Ticker] Russia expects EU sanctions to stay in place

    Russian president Vladimir Putin said in a televised Q&A programme with the public Thursday: “I don’t think that our partners will lift sanctions towards us any time soon, therefore, we won’t either.” Asked about Russia’s economic problems, he said finance minister Alexei Kudrin, a reformer, would play a bigger...

    Ukrainian world indoors medalist fails test for meldonium
    Apr14

    Ukrainian world indoors medalist fails test for meldonium

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian athlete Anastasia Mokhnyuk has become the second medalist from last month’s world indoor track championships to test positive for meldonium. …read more Source: U.S....

    New prime minister of Ukraine vows to fight corruption
    Apr14

    New prime minister of Ukraine vows to fight corruption

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, April 14 (UPI) — Volodymyr Groysman was appointed Ukraine’s new prime minister, promising to reform the Ukrainian economy and combat corruption. …read more Source: United Press...